Scrum Master/Project Manager


Canada, Ottawa
Posted 11 months ago

We are looking for a Scrum Master/Project Manager! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Scrum Master/Project Manager
Term: 12 months contract with extension
Location: Ottawa – Hybrid once a week
Job ID number: C1270


Brief Description of Duties:


We are looking for a Scrum Master Service Provider to support us by creating the conditions for the team to frequently deliver high-user value / high-quality products, allow the team to self-organize, remove impediments, shield the team from outside distractions, and continuously promote and support the team’s use of Agile methods.

The Scrum Master Service Provider is to focus on developing a new and innovative solution for aggregating and displaying company information will be a facilitator who supports team members in applying Agile practices, processes, and behaviors for executing effectively and with quality; raises the performance of delivery teams through impediment management, continuous improvement, and ceremony facilitation.


Primary Responsibilities: 


  • Support continuous delivery of top priority work
  • Adoption and consistent use of agile techniques, tools, and standard practices
  • Create a positive working environment for teams to self-organize and raise performance
  • Promoting and supporting the use of agile and project management
  • Acting as a servant-leader for the Team by ensuring dependent stakeholders and team are interacting effectively
  • Working with Product Owner to utilize techniques for effective Product Backlog management;
  • Helping the Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items;
  • Understanding product planning in an empirical environment
  • Understanding and practicing agility
  • Coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality
  • Helping the Development Team to create high-value products
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress
  • Facilitating problem solving meeting and other events as requested or needed


Sepcific Project Requirements: 


  • Minimum 1-3 years as a dedicated Scrum Master
  • Minimum 1-3 years as a project manager
  • Intermediate knowledge of the Agile principles


Top Skills Required:

  • Scrum Alliance or Disciplined Agile certification
  • Knowledge of SDLC
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


Other Skills Required:

  • Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
  • Completed an undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Commerce or Business Administration
  • Experience working in financial services, banking or insurance industries
  • Experience in software development
  • Experience/knowledge in Agile tools such as Jira or ADO



  • Knowledge and experience with mainframe technologies and Concepts.
  • Experience as a Release manager or Delivery manager

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Manager, Scrum Master, Scrum Master/Project Manager

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